For Mubarak Muyika, being an entrepreneur seemed natural. The young Kenyan first started taking business classes in high school. Orphaned at a young age, he lived in Bungoma County with adoptive parents, who owned a publishing and distribution company called Acrodile Publishers. While working for the company, Mubarak noticed it lacked a powerful website through […]Read More... Subscribe
Derek Pacque was just a junior in college when he formed a coat checking business, now called CoatChex in 2010. Interested in inventing from a young age, he decided to study entrepreneurship at Indiana University. In one of his classes, Derek was directed to make a list of “pain points” and potential solutions. One of […]Read More... Subscribe
Jennifer Kamara grew up in Sierra Leone knowing the consequences of conflict. Throughout the early years of her life, the now 24-year-old Jennifer experienced the decade-long conflict that ravaged her country and tore apart its infrastructure and institutions. After the conflict ended, much rebuilding was necessary to re-establish the infrastructure and economy. Because of the […]Read More... Subscribe
Isaac Oboth of Uganda was no stranger to misfortune when he became a young entrepreneur in producing videos. Orphaned by the age of seven, Isaac depended on his brother to be his sole provider until he lost his job when Isaac was just 16. Faced with this reality, Isaac, who is now 26, started selling a Ugandan […]Read More... Subscribe
While Oliver Murphy did not invent the mobile phone, he certainly has made a contribution to the industry that might make phone insurers nervous about their own business. From Danbury, UK, Murphy is the managing director of Reviveaphone, which sells kits to repair phones that have been submerged in water. While Reviveaphone offers services for […]Read More... Subscribe
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